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We have compiled a list of the most frequent questions that we receive. It’s normal and encouraged for people to ask many questions when choosing to work or preparing for an examination. Here are some answers to the questions we receive the most. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch.

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What is an Independed Medical Examination (IME)?

An Indepedent MEdical Examination (IME) is a medical evaluation conducted by a neutral and impartial physician or healthcare provided.  It is typically requested by an insurance company, employer, or legal entity to assess a person's medical condition, disability, or fitness for work.  The purpose of an IME is to obtain an unbiased opinion regarding the individual's health status, treatment, prognosis, and any potential work-related implications.

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What should I bring to an independent Medical Examination?

When attending an independent Medical Examination (IME), it is important to bring certain documents and items to ensure a smooth and comprehensive evaluation.  Here are somethings you should consider bringing:

1. Identification:  Bring a valid photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport, to confirm your identity.

2. List of medications:  Prepare a detailed list of all the medications you are currently taking, including prescribed drugs, over-the-counter medications, and any supplements.  Include the dosage and frequency of each medication.

3.  Medical devices or aids:  If you utilize any medical devices or aids, bring them to the examination.  This will allow the examiner to assess their functionality and determine their impact on your daily activities.

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How long does an Independent Medical Examination (IME) usually take?

The duration of an Independent Medical Examination (IME) can vary depending on several factors, including the purpose of the eamination, the complexity of the medical condition being addressed and the specific requirements of the requesting party.  It is advisable to arrive early for the IME to complete any necessary paperwork and to ensure that the examination starts on time.  

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